SLASH: Set For Third Straight Top Ten Album Debut

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SLASH and his band Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators have unleashed their electrifying 17-song opus WORLD ON FIRE to worldwide acclaim. Clocking in at #10 on the U.S. Billboard Top 200 Albums chart, the new album marks SLASH’s third straight album to debut in the Top Ten. Other top ten entries around the world… Read more »


Dennis DeYoung and the Music of Styx Live in Los Angeles

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Powerful. Majestic. Compelling. These are some of the words that have described the unforgettable live performances given by singer/songwriter/ keyboardist Dennis DeYoung. Now in 2014, the nearly five decade musical legacy of DeYoung has come full circle. On October 21st Frontiers Music Srl will release Dennis DeYoung And The Music Of STYX Live In Los… Read more »


PRONG, Rattlehead, Le Reverie – Grove of Anaheim

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The Grove of Anaheim waxed eclectic last Friday night with three musically-diverse bands sharing the stage. And despite the sparsely-attended event, the combination of varied musical elements proved to work well as the evening unfolded. The show opener was Le Reverie, a quintet from Los Angeles, utilizing hard rock and progressive elements to create a… Read more »


Photos – PRONG, Rattlehead, Le Reverie – Grove of Anaheim

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Inside Metal: The Pioneers Of L.A. Hard Rock And Metal Documentary Film Series

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The early ’80s metal scene in Los Angeles has become legendary, as it spawned such worldwide headliners as Mötley Crüe, Ratt, Dokken, W.A.S.P., and originally, Metallica (before the latter relocated to San Francisco). And the new documentary, ‘Inside Metal: Pioneers of L.A. Hard Rock & Metal,’ chronicles the entire scene. Directed by Bob Nalbandian and produced by… Read more »


Photos – L.A. Rocks for Ruben w/ All-Star Concert at Hollywood HOB

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L.A. Rocks for Ruben w/ All-Star Concert at Hollywood House of Blues

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Ruben Velasco has been along time friend of artist Rick Springfield as well as having performed as Springfield’s guitar technician for years. Sadly in 2014, Velasco has been diagnosed with stage four cancer. Now in the fight for his life, Springfield and a host of talented artists came together on August 20th at the Hollywood… Read more »


VIDEO – The Viper Room 21st Birthday All Star Jam

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It happens here in Hollywood and like no other venue in town, the all-star birthday jams bring out plenty of surprises. The Viper is officially 21 and we were happy to share the evening with all the talent … including Steve Vai … what? Jeff Scott Soto …say what? And Sebastian Bach having a meltdown.


American Hi-Fi Reveal New Video For ‘Golden State’

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Platinum selling pop rockers American Hi-Fi are back and will release ‘Blood & Lemonade’, their first album in 5 years, on September 9 via Rude Records. Today the band revealed a brand new video for the LP’s second single, ’Golden State’, which is premiering worldwide, exclusively on VEVO. The clip was shot in LA by… Read more »


Future Villains Performs in the Viper Room Anniversary Week Line-up

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Making a second appearance in the same week as part of the Viper Room 21st Anniversary Week Celebration, Future Villains warmed the stage for Steel Panther on August 14th, 2014. With their mass appeal creating quite a stir, the band bears resemblance to the ideological description of a Sunset Strip Hard Rock Band with black… Read more »


hIPNOSTIC – Live, House of Blues, Anaheim, CA 8-17-14

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The first thing one notices about the hard rock band hIPNOSTIC is the jarring visual image. Two rock star-looking guys out front with a drummer appearing every bit a nerdy high school science teacher on the drum riser in back.  Blake Hastings, lead vocals and guitar dressed all in black; long-haired Rob Swanson on bass… Read more »


Photos – hIPNOSTIC – Live, House Of Blues Anaheim, CA 08-17-14

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